We are looking for a new American Trustee who will chair the Finance Audit and Risk Committee and provide leadership to the Committee ensuring that committee members fulfil their duties for the effective financial governance of the organisation with systems in place to ensure sound financial accountability.
The Trustees meet in the UK (either in person or virtually) for a board meeting three times a year, with the Finance Audit and Risk Committee meeting three times in between. The position is unremunerated, non-executive and for a three-year term. Candidates must be US citizens but with strong connections to the UK.
The full job description can be found at our website here.
Extensive and sound expertise in finance and fund management
Proven leadership experience and/or innovation in their field
Able to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for the Commission’s mission, vision and values.
Able to demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in the quality of education in both the US and UK.
Are committed to widening participation and fair access for traditionally underrepresented groups in higher education.
Possess the highest standards of personal integrity and support a culture of respect, dialogue and debate and intercultural sensitivity.
Proven ability to provide strategic direction and knowledge of organisational change management.
Ability to add value in achieving the Commission’s fundraising goals.
Have governance experience, such as executive and/or non-executive experience in either the for-profit or not-for-profit sectors.
Experience of working in the not-for profit or public sector.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission actively seeks diversity among its team. We seek to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds but particularly encourage people of color, people of all gender identities and gender expressions, and people with disabilities to apply.
Please send your full CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org outlining how you meet the essential skills, experience and personal attributes for this role by Monday February 6 at 9am GMT. Further details can be found on our website here.